MINDS Conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil Rio de Janeiro- RJ. On July 24, the Multidisciplinary Institute for Development and Strategies (MINDS) will gather top policymakers, economists, and analysts at the FORD-MINDS Conference on Banking, Financial Instability, and Financial Governance in Brazil to discuss the structure of … Continue reading → MINDS Conference […]
The BBC’s Inept but Revealing Attempt at a Game Theoretic View of Greek Crisis By William K. Black Quito: June 25, 2015 The BBC came up with a good “hook” for a story on the troika’s assault on the Greek economy and people. “Yanis Varoufakis, the Greek finance minister, spent his academic career … studying … Continue reading → The BBC’s Inept but Revealing A […]
Its the Friday lay day blog again and I am in a rush. Under the smokescreen of all the Greek drama that has played out on the World stage over the last week the bosses of the Eurozone released their … Read the rest of this entry »
I note the US have been rather quietly urging the EU to resolve the so-called ‘Greek crisis’, which I really think is a euro-crisis, even though its current epicentre is in Greece. What the Americans are doing beyond the purview … Read the rest of this entry »
from David Ruccio It all started with a simple question about the Greek debt crisis: “who owes how much to whom?” Well, as it turns out, it may be a simple question, but there’s no simple answer—at least not an answer that’s easy to formulate based on all the simple-minded reporting and background essays available in the media […]
from current issue of the WEA Newsletter By Yannis Dafermos, Marika Frangakis and Christos Tsironis, Conference Leaders Between 20th October and 21st December 2014, the World Economic Association organised an online conference about the crisis and the austerity policies in Greece. The conference covered issues related to the social and economic effects of au […]
The cheer leaders didn’t bother to report on this they way they did when employment was increasing: U.S. small business hiring takes a breather in June: NFIB July 1 (Reuters) — The National Federation of Independent Business said its monthly survey of members found hiring was little changed last month. Fifty-two percent of small business […] The post NFIB em […]
So the euro is down a % or 2 because of the Greek debt drama. Generally currencies go down on debt drama when the debt is in a foreign currency and it’s feared the govt will have to sell local currency to get the fx to make the payments. For example, the peso might go […] The post Comments on Greece appeared first on The Center of the Universe.
Nul ne peut prévoir le résultat du référendum qui se tiendra en Grèce le 5 juillet prochain. Les électeurs grecs sont soumis à une pression tant économique que médiatique sans précédents pour les convaincre...
Note kindly translated by Anne-Marie de Grazia The decision to exclude Greece from a reunion of the Eurogroup, qualified as informal after the fact, on Saturday, June 27th represents the equivalent of a coup...
Par Bill MitchellThe dreaded NAIRU is still about!16 Avril 2009Traduction collective avec Frapper MonnaieBill Mitchell est Professeur de recherche en économie et Directeur du Centre du Plein Emploi et Équité (CofFEE), a l'Université de Newcastle, NSW Australia.L’épouvantable NAIRU est toujours d’actualité ! Je pensais – de façon optimiste – qu'il d […]